• Short Summary

    A look at 'Pegasus' the lightweight glider which can be easily assembled in minutes.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Airs and Graces.

    Yeovil, Somerset.

    L/S's of rolling countryside, M/S as three men carry part of the small glider 'Pegasus' out and assemble it, a woman helps them. It is the invention of Mr H. J. Penrose and comprises entirely detachable parts. Various shots as the pilot gets in the glider and puts his goggles down. Another man gets in a car and drives away stretches the elastic launching rope taut by means of a pulley. M/S as the glider takes off. M/S of people sat on the grass watching. M/S of little West Highland White terrier with satchel around its neck. Various shots of the glider in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1224.31
    Media URN:
    41761
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:13:00 / 01:44:53:00
    Canister:
    NSP 31

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